Not Your Average Summer BBQ

Tysons Today Staff Picks, Taste of Tysons

Summer is here in full swing! The kids are out of school, allowing more time for family fun. The weather is warm, providing ample opportunities to be outside. And people’s schedules seem to be just a bit more flexible and relaxed, so what better way to spend some quality time than to throw a party to bring all of your …

Fun in the Sun

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Summer sun, family fun, and lazy days of summer. Check out arts, crafts, music and more at these festivals that are perfect for the day or a weekend getaway.  Art Festivals Maryland July 8 Silver Spring Arts & Crafts Summer Fair 2 – 8pm Silver Spring Free entertainment, music, and family fun at Veterans Plaza. See more than 60 arts …

Summer is for the whole family!

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The Alden Presents Eight, Free Outdoor Concerts That Everyone Can Enjoy The Alden at the McLean Community Center’s 2018 Summer Sunday Concerts in the Park expand this year to include a “welcome, summer” concert on Sunday, June 24, and then seven concerts from July 1 through August 12. These free concerts will begin at 5 p.m. in McLean Central Park, …

What are the Benefits of Working Out with a Personal Trainer?

Tysons Today Fitness, Staff Picks

No matter your age or current fitness level, everyone can benefit from following a sensible exercise program. Cardiovascular, strength, and flexibility training are essential for maintaining physical health and vitality.  If you’re looking to accomplish a certain fitness goal, you may want to consider working with a personal trainer. Just like any pro athlete always has a coach or trainer, …

Magnolia Dessert Bar and Coffee

Tysons Today Staff Picks, Taste of Tysons

A Vienna Thai Café That Will Enthrall The vacant building in Vienna was going to be a Thai grocery plus supply space for Sisters Thai, two of the area’s finest Thai restaurants in Mosaic and Fairfax. However plans changed and Magnolia’s has, in just over five months, become a hugely popular Thai cafe destination in its own right for those …

Wine Festivals

Tysons Today Staff Picks, Taste of Tysons

Wine festivals are a wonderful way to sample our fine Virginia wines while enjoying the beautiful settings at which they are held. Enjoy the many opportunities to celebrate through music, food and wine. May 5-6, 2018 Annual Spring Town Point Virginia Wine Festival Presented by AT&T Waterside Drive Norfolk, VA www.festevents.org More than 30 Virginia wineries in Town Point Park …

Ask an Advisor: About the New Tax Act

Daniel P. Lash, CFP®, AIF® Finance, Staff Picks

I’ve been getting a lot of questions from clients about how the new tax act will affect their tax return for 2018. The answer is dependent on each individual tax situation, but the following items are the most significant changes individuals and families need to know about as they plan for and manage their income and finances in the months …

Mother’s Day Celebrations Mom Will Love

Tysons Today Staff Picks, Talk of Tysons

Here are some of the best activities our area has to offer. If year after year you’re celebrating Mother’s Day by gifting Mom a new mug, it might be time to mix it up. Tysons offers no shortage of fine dining, luxury services and fun experiences for the entire family. Whether Mom’s a thrill-seeker, a brunch lover or a spa …

MPA to Host Art+Music Series

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Three-part live music experience kicks off April 19 at MPA@ChainBridge Local musicians will rock MPA@ChainBridge this spring as part of McLean Project for the Arts’ (MPA’s) Art+Music Concert Series, April 19, May 10 and May 12. Featured musicians include The Bitter Dose Combo, the Dave Kline Band and Sound Impact. “Our MPA Art+Music series invites new audiences within the community …

Correct Your Children’s Eye Sight Without Surgery

Tysons Today Health & Wellness, Staff Picks

Did you know that you could correct your eyesight and reduce your dependence on glasses or contact lenses without having to go for eye surgery? Orthokeratology (Ortho-K), one can wear custom molded breathable contacts while they sleep, and the lenses reshape the front surface of the cornea, allowing someone to see clearly the following day once they remove the lenses when …